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Ernest N. Matteson


1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ernest N. Matteson Obituary
Ernest N. Matteson, 91, of Rose Lake, Andrews Settlement, Pa., died Saturday (July 26, 2014) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, Pa.

Born June 4, 1923, in Coudersport, Pa., he was the son of Mart and Helen Pelchy Matteson.A World War II veteran, he served honorably with the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre. In 1949, in Scio, N.Y., he married the former Helen Higgins, who survives.He worked for various construction contractors and was last employed by Ford and Peckham in Andover, N.Y. for 20 years.

Mr. Matteson was a member of American Legion Potter Post Post 192 in Coudersport.Surviving besides his wife, Helen, are 6 children, David (Carol) Matteson of Andrews Settlement, Elaine Shelley of Dover, Del., Brenda (Floyd Geiger) Harmon of Andrews Settlement, Donna (Doug) Crum of Roulette, Kevin (Kathy) Matteson of Stanley, Va., and Tim (Luann) Matteson of Andrews Settlement; 16 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Marion (Mary) Matteson of Wellsville; and 3 sisters, Iva Austin of Coudersport, Agnes Currier and Phyllis Denhoff, both of Wellsville.

He was predeceased by a son-in-law, Robert Shelley; 2 brothers, Orville Matteson and Alva Matteson; and a sister, Mildred Watson.

Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, Pa. on Tuesday, July 29, from 9 to 11 a.m., with Funeral Services following at 11 a.m. Rev. Marty Zdrojewski will officiate.Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery at Five Corners, Hebron Township, Pa. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the Genesee Volunteer Ambulance, Genesee, Pa., 16923.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on July 28, 2014
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